Clarinet in B flat
Trumpet in C
Narration or tape
List of percussive instruments: Timpani, Bass Drum, Triangle, 5 Toms, Tam-tam, Snare drum, Wind machine, Wooden Door, 2 Cow bells, Claves, Chimes, Glockenspiel, 2 Wood-blocks.
The Life of Death, was composed for ALEA III and it was performed on February 7, 2001 at TSAI Performance Center in Boston under the direction of Theodore Antoniou, the composer as soloist and Lukas Foss in the narration part.
Duration: approx. 21 minutes